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Latest Update: March for the Climate

RADICAL CITIZEN MEDIA - March 31, 2019 - 11:14am

Environment: March for the Climate (March 30, 2019)

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March for the Climate

March for the Climate

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CBC honoured at awards for radio, digital and TV excellence

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - March 31, 2019 - 7:45am
Reporter Caroline Hillier

CBC Indigenous, CBC New Brunswick, CBC Nova Scotia and CBC Newfounland and Labrador were recognized at the RTDNAs, awards that recognize excellence in radio, television and digital news.

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'What we used to learn': Mental health treatment for Indigenous youth must draw on tradition, advocates say

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - March 31, 2019 - 7:00am
Tina Fontaine Mural

Tina Fontaine's tragic free fall has been painstakingly detailed so often that many now have the series of missed opportunities that preceded her death seared into memory.

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In Colombia, the terraces of a 'Lost City' beckon travellers willing to hoof it

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - March 31, 2019 - 7:00am
Ciudad Perdida Columbia

Ciudad Perdida, a 1,200-year-old city in northern Colombia's coastal mountains, is becoming one of South America's more popular trekking destinations.

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Meet Chippewa's Bigg Zee, a former addict who's inspiring youth through rap music

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - March 31, 2019 - 4:00am
Bigg Zee

Zachary Albert-French, from Chippewas of the Thames First Nation, recently won a talent competition for emerging rappers. His success earned him a shout out from his chief.

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Feast hosted for Jody Wilson-Raybould on Vancouver Island

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - March 30, 2019 - 8:37pm
KwinWatsi big house in Campbell River

Ottawa is reeling over the latest materials shared with the justice committee by Jody Wilson-Raybould. Meanwhile, the former justice minister and attorney general is spending Saturday in her home territory on Vancouver Island where she’s being honoured by her Kwakwaka'wakw community.

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Hospital and First Nation team up to make meals for elders

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - March 30, 2019 - 4:00pm
Watson Lake hospital meals

Yukon hospital workers in Watson Lake have been preparing frozen meals in the hospital kitchen, to be delivered by the Liard First Nation to Kaska elders in the community.

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'Nunavut has lost a great MLA': Speaker Joe Enook dead at 61

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - March 30, 2019 - 3:33pm
Joe Enook

Joe Enook, a longtime Nunavut public servant and the Speaker of the territory's Legislative Assembly, has died. He was 61.

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Easing education requirements for B.C. child protection workers prompts petition

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - March 30, 2019 - 10:00am
Child and parent stock

B.C. social workers are calling out the province's Ministry of Children and Family Development for expanding the educational requirements of child protection workers to now include degrees like theology, anthropology and sociology.

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Winnipeg Aboriginal Film Festival puts focus on Indigenous languages, stories

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - March 30, 2019 - 8:46am
WAFF

A film festival that showcases Indigenous cinema kicked off Friday evening and will offer up a variety of short and feature length films throughout the weekend.

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Out of this world: Kangiqsualujjuaq students radio Canadian astronaut in space

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - March 30, 2019 - 7:00am
Ulluriaq School students

About 300 people gathered at Ulluriaq School to for a live Q & A with astronaut David Saint-Jacques about life on the International Space Station.

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'A horrendous month': Is September the wrong time to commemorate residential schools?

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - March 30, 2019 - 6:00am
Lawrence Norbert, Pauline Gordon, Vince Teddy collage

Three former residential school students share their thoughts on the proposed holiday and how it should be celebrated.

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From North of 60 to the 6ix: Nunavut kids take part in hockey exchange

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - March 30, 2019 - 5:00am
Pond Inlet-Toronto hockey exchange

Sixteen young players from Pond Inlet joined 16 players from Toronto for eight days of sightseeing and stick handling.

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Discovery of ancient burial mounds traps landowners in bureaucratic 'bottomless pit of hell'

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - March 30, 2019 - 4:00am
Beau and Dian Sutton

A dispute over land where ancient gravesites have been found in Chilliwack is an example of a complicated problem in B.C., where heritage conservation laws have repeatedly pitted unwitting landowners against First Nations that are trying to stop their burial sites from being bulldozed.

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'We come from the stars': How Indigenous peoples are taking back astronomy

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - March 30, 2019 - 4:00am
Northern lights

Some people fear that much of the Indigenous contribution to astronomy have been lost, but it's seeing a resurgence.

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'Finding good and peace': Man discovered playing rundown piano in Winnipeg mall

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - March 29, 2019 - 2:45pm
Xavier Kennedy

He's been bumped around through foster families and government care, living on reserves and in urban communities, but Xavier Kennedy has finally found a place he belongs — the keys of a piano.

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'We're acknowledging it' Grassy Narrows chief says of Trudeau's apology over remarks to protester

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - March 29, 2019 - 1:26pm
Grassy Narrows Chief Rudy Turtle

The chief of Grassy Narrows First Nation says it "wasn't very wise" for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to acknowledge a woman advocating on behalf of his community during a fundraiser by thanking her for her "donation" while she was being kicked out.

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Pressure building in Liberal caucus to eject Wilson-Raybould, Philpott

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - March 29, 2019 - 1:18pm
Bill C14 Legislation 20160616

A growing number of Liberal MPs say they're prepared to boot Jody Wilson-Raybould and Jane Philpott from caucus next week, according to a survey of dozens of Liberal MPs by CBC News.

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Latest Update: March & Rally to Support LGBTQ2S+ Students & GSAs

RADICAL CITIZEN MEDIA - March 29, 2019 - 12:49pm

Health/Education & LGBTQ+: March and Rally to Support LGBTQ2S+ Students & GSAs (March 27, 2019)

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March & Rally to Support LGBTQ2S+ Students & GSAs

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Wilson-Raybould recorded conversation as she faced pressure over SNC-Lavalin file

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - March 29, 2019 - 11:11am
SNC Lavalin 20190227

Materials submitted to the Commons Justice Committee indicate Jody Wilson-Raybould recorded at least one of the contentious conversations at the heart of the SNC-Lavalin affair, multiple sources tell CBC News.

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